Championship high flyers Derby are one of the main suppliers of players to the Irish squad at the moment, and two of their players in particular, Jeff Hendrick and Richard Keogh, look certain to be in the starting XI next Summer.
However it was neither Hendrick or Keogh who had everyone raving on Friday night, it was Cyrus "The Virus" Christie.
The right back earned himself a lot of plaudits following his impressive performance over World Champions Germany in October, and he was at it again tonight as Derby secured a massive win away to fellow title rivals Hull live on Sky Sports News.
And it wasn't just Derby fans raving about the 23 year old, fans of rival Championship sides and Premier League teams were singing the praises of the talented right back.
— Blue Clarke (@Bluey_91) November 27, 2015
Cyrus Christie is the championship Cafu
— Adam Rathbone (@MrRatch) November 27, 2015
@cyruschristie has deffo been on drugs this summer! 🔥🔥🔥
— Sam Boyce (@SamBoyce10) November 27, 2015
— Simon Hudson (@HeyHudson) November 27, 2015
Cyrus Christie the Irish Cafu😂😂 #dcfc
— Dave_Hodgkinson🏴 (@Dave_Hodgkinson) November 27, 2015
Christie has to get man of match
— Fat Sack Of Shit (@Nobcopter) November 27, 2015
Cyrus "cheeky stepover" Christie having a blinder again tonight too
— ry x (@ryanstoptryan) November 27, 2015
That boy Christie for Derby looks rather handy.
— richard foster (@rcfoster) November 27, 2015
There is probably literally only one Cyrus Christie.
— James McMath (@MrJamesMcMath) November 27, 2015
Despite Butterfields goals. Cyrus Christie has been MOTM by a country mile. What a player #dcfc
— David Ash (@David_9_Ash) November 27, 2015
Very reassuring to have two quality right backs heading into France next year, if only one of them was a left back, we'd actually have a chance of winning the thing